Dana Hull

Business, Technology, Fuel

Tesla Beats Delivery Expectations, Sending Shares Surging

Tesla vehicles sit in a parking lot at a port. Tesla vehicles sit in a parking lot at a port. (Toru Hanai/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. reported a sequential gain in quarterly deliveries that seemed improbable weeks ago, sending its stock surging toward Wall Street’s most bullish price target.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
July 2, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Tesla China Plant Might Have Come to the Rescue Last Quarter

Elon Musk removes his jacket during the Tesla China-made Model 3 delivery ceremony in Shanghai in January. Elon Musk removes his jacket during the Tesla China-made Model 3 delivery ceremony in Shanghai in January. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. endured a roughly seven-week shutdown of its most important car plant in the world last quarter, but its brand-new backup factory may have saved the day.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
July 1, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Tesla Pitches 5,000 ‘Middle-Skill’ Factory Jobs to Texas County

Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during the Cybertruck unveiling in California in November 2019. Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during the Cybertruck unveiling in California in November 2019. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images)

Executives from Tesla Inc. will use an unassuming job-type description in their pitch to a Texas county on the merits of the carmaker’s Cybertruck plant project.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
June 23, 2020
Government, Business, Technology

Tesla Homes In on Austin, Texas, for Cybertruck Site

Tesla CEO Elon Musk introduces the Cybertruck in California in November 2019. Tesla CEO Elon Musk introduces the Cybertruck in California in November 2019. (Ringo H.W. Chiu/Associated Press)

Tesla Inc. is zeroing in on an area in southeast Austin, Texas, for the electric-car maker’s second U.S. auto factory as Elon Musk prepares to choose a site for its production base of a new pickup truck.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
June 18, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Police Visit Tesla Plant, Underscoring Confusion on Lockdown Loosening

Vehicles pass the Tesla assembly plant in Fremont, Calif., on May 11. Vehicles pass the Tesla assembly plant in Fremont, Calif., on May 11. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Police visited Tesla Inc.’s sole U.S. car plant May 13 to assess whether the electric car maker was adhering to safety protocols agreed to with the county that Elon Musk publicly said he would defy earlier in the week.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
May 14, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla Scouts for Cybertruck Plant Location in Central US

Tesla Cybertruck Tesla CEO Elon Musk introduces the Cybertruck at Tesla's design studio in Hawthorne, Calif., in November. (Ringo H.W. Chiu/Associated Press)

Tesla Inc. will build its in-development Cybertruck at a new plant in the U.S., CEO Elon Musk tweeted, likely triggering a state-by-state competition similar to one he set off six years ago.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
March 11, 2020
Government, Business, Autonomous

Tesla Criticizes Acceleration Petition Filed to NHTSA

An aerial photograph taken above the Tesla assembly plant in Fremont, Calif., in October 2019. Tesla Inc. has pushed back against a petition filed with NHTSA alleging a defect that can cause unintended acceleration in its vehicles.

Tesla Inc. fired back against a petition filed with U.S. regulators, saying in a blog post Jan. 20 that it’s “completely false and was brought by a Tesla short seller.”

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
January 21, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Despite Unveiling Issues, Elon Musk Says Tesla Pickup Truck Orders Hit 200,000

Tesla Pickup Truck The Tesla pickup truck unveiling. (Ringo H.W. Chiu/Associated Press)

Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said orders for its Cybertruck have climbed to 200,000 even after two windows unexpectedly shattered in the big reveal Nov. 21.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
November 25, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Selling a Truck to Detroit’s Loyal Owners May Be Tesla’s Toughest Challenge Yet

Tesla logo Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

Tesla CEO Elon Musk debuts Cybertruck with lots of competition from Detroit.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
November 21, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Tesla Shares Soar as Elon Musk Packs Profit Report With Positives

Tesla profits Elon Musk by Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News

Elon Musk flipped the script on those who doubted Tesla Inc. could return to profitability and meet aggressive timelines, delivering positive earnings few saw coming and declaring he’s ahead of schedule on a new plant and product.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
October 24, 2019

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